South Dakota

The grants summary  includes a project highlight, a breakdown of funding by SARE project type, the total funding for the state since 1988 and state grant recipients.

North Central SARE's network of state coordinators–housed at each land grant university throughout the region–conduct train-the-trainer programs and share information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources in their respective states.

State Contacts

Amanda Bachmann

Amanda Bachmann

SDSU Extension
(605) 773-8120
Amanda Bachmann is a SARE State Co-Coordinator for South Dakota. Bachmann is the SDSU Extension pesticide education and urban entomology field specialist.
David Karki

David Karki

Extension Agronomy Field Specialist
SDSU Extension
(605) 882-5140
David Karki is a SARE State Co-Coordinator in South Dakota. Karki supports the citizens of South Dakota in his role as an SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist based in Watertown.


Since 1988, SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation.

sunflower in South Dakota
Including native flowering species in a cover crop mix can help attract pollinators and beneficial insects, as in this South Dakota field. –Photo by Mieko Alley, USDA NRCS

SOUTH dakota Impacts

in funding since 1988
119 projects
funded since 1988